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  • Once Upon a Time in the North

  • By: Philip Pullman
  • Narrated by: Philip Pullman
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308

Another mesmerizing episode from the universe of His Dark Materials set in the far frozen Arctic, including the very first meeting of those two legends and friends Lee Scoresby, the Texan balloonist, and Iorek Byrnison, the armored bear.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great fun

  • By Richard on 11-27-09

Very enjoyable.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-09-15

I loved it. A very easy listen. Couldn't quit listening until it was finished. I love all of these stories. This one made me want more just as the others have.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Collectors

  • By: Philip Pullman
  • Narrated by: Bill Nighy
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 694
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 632

"But the thing is," said Horley, "they didn’t know each other at all. Never heard of each other. It wasn’t about the makers. Only about the works." On a dark winter's night in 1970, Horley and Grinstead huddle for warmth in the Senior Common Room of a college in Oxford. Conversation turns to the two impressive works of art that Horley has recently added to his collection....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Henry James, meet Rudyard Kipling

  • By Michele Kellett on 02-18-15

Really liked it.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-08-15

Found it very interesting and liked the way that it related back to some of his other material. Was unhappy that it ended so soon. Would have liked to go further into the story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful